Doncaster Mayor Ros Jones: ‘Government need to get on Yorkshire devolution now we have hard economic case’

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Doncaster Mayor Ros Jones has said the economic case for a wider Yorkshire devolution deal gives the scheme ‘a real case for success’. The monetary report, provided by Manchester-based consultants Steer Economic Development, shows a wider county deal could generate … Continue reading

My message to Yorkshire. Sort out devolution so North can make even stronger investment case

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AS an observer of the long-running stalemate to secure a devolution deal for Yorkshire, I do have some sympathy with your elected leaders. Getting a devolution deal over the line isn’t an easy or straightforward thing to do. While you may think other regions … Continue reading

One Yorkshire devolution could add £30bn a year to region’s economy by boosting exports and businesses, says landmark report

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Handing powers and funding to a One Yorkshire mayor could add as much as £30bn a year to the region’s economy by boosting its low level of exports and creating more businesses, a landmark report reveals today. The dossier commissioned … Continue reading

Star Opinion: South Yorkshire’s devolution civil war is hurting the region and it must end now

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The never ending political civil war in South Yorkshire is costing residents dear. Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley are missing out on free money. There is no other way to put it. South Yorkshire has missed out on £12,115,383 – … Continue reading

The Yorkshire Post says: Devolution – why it’s time for county to seize control. What more does One Yorkshire have to do?

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YORKSHIRE remains the greatest of all counties thanks to its inspirational people and heroes from all walks of life who this newspaper is proud to celebrate on this unique day. Now, on Yorkshire Day, the white rose county needs – … Continue reading

Ex-Minister Robert Goodwill becomes first Tory MP to publicly back One Yorkshire devolution deal

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A former Minister has become the first Conservative MP to publicly back an all-Yorkshire devolution deal with powers and money flowing to the region from Westminster. Ex-Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill told the Government “doing nothing is not an option” with … Continue reading